Tagged with salmon farming

Salmon and Trout Conservation UK, 5 Oct 2015: Wild salmon populations have fallen below ‘safe’ conservation limits in all rivers in the Scottish west Highland salmon-farming zone

 THE Salmon and Trout Conservation Scotland (S&TCS) has today called upon the Scottish Government to halt any further expansion of the salmon farming industry, following new analysis showing the very poor status of salmon stocks in the West Highlands. Marine Scotland’s newly published classification puts all the rivers in the West Highlands and Inner Hebrides, … Continue reading

Undercurrent News, 24 Oct 2014: Norway Looks Into Regulation For Land Based Aquaculture

Norway Looks Into Regulation For Land Based Aquaculture Undercurrent News 24 Oct 2014   Norway’s industry and fisheries ministry has set up an expert committee to assess what regulations should apply for land-based aquaculture. Technology for land-based salmon production is evolving, both in Norway and abroad, noted the fisheries minister Elisabeth Aspaker. “How we manage closed facilities … Continue reading

The Arctic Sounder, 5 Sept 2014: Alaska-made film takes aim at salmon farming

Alaska-made film takes aim at salmon farming The Arctic Sounder September 5th 2014 By Jill Homer       Sara Pozonsky, a lifelong Alaska fisherman and owner of Wild Alaskan Salmon Company, believes salmon farms are a perilously overlooked environmental catastrophe. And she’s launched an advocacy effort to help nudge the issue into the spotlight. Pozonsky, Tracie Donahue, and … Continue reading

The Observer, 16 Feb 2014: Fish farms are destroying wild Scottish salmon, says leading environmentalist

The Observer, 16 Feb 2014: Fish farms are destroying wild Scottish salmon, says leading environmentalist

Fish farms are destroying wild Scottish salmon, says leading environmentalist 16 Feb 2014 Founder of influential conservation body accuses Holyrood of contributing to catastrophic decline in salmon stocks on rivers One of the world’s most influential conservation bodies has accused the Scottish government of ruining the country’s lucrative salmon-fishing industry. In a strongly worded letter … Continue reading